Travel Blogs from Jerusalem, Israel

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God's supermarket, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

God's supermarket

A travel blog entry by janpeters

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... how different the public feeling and the level of discomfort is or in other words how much insecurity the people feel here. Jerusalem is quite a beautiful city, set in various valleys and hilltops, but the most remarkable feature is that its buildings are ...

Shabbat in Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Shabbat in Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by jmabro

... from Yael's home in a guesthouse called "Little House in the Colony", definitely somewhere we would recommend as a place to stay in Jerusalem, see www.o-niv.com/melonit. This is in the area of Jerusalem known as the German Colony and a great area to be ...

Mevasseret Zion Absorption Center, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Mevasseret Zion Absorption Center

A travel blog entry by jes242

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I know it's been a long time since I've updated the blog. In fact, since my post on Lebanon I have visited Syria, Jordan, and Israel before returning home. I've been caught up looking for a job but I hope to eventually finish writing about my trip. In the ...

The Holy Land - Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

The Holy Land - Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by i_go_wandering

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... station was directly outside the airport, we jumped onto a train into the centre of Tel Aviv and then transferred onto a train into Jerusalem. All the trains here are double deckers and bring a whole new meaning to 'mind the gap'! We had landed as ...

Three days worth of adventure to report, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Three days worth of adventure to report

A travel blog entry by tisch

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Sunday, September 20, 2009, 11:53 p.m. from Fred Friday: Started with an abortive attempt to drive to the City of David to do Hezikiah’s tunnel. I missed the turn off to Jaffa Gate and ended up on the road to Har Hatsofim (Mt Scopus), through a ...

6 days Isreal, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Israel travel blog

6 days Isreal

A travel blog entry by tilman

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... with many art shop. Third day we went to Jerusalem and made a stop in lovely En Karem. Then visited pituresque Town of Jerusalem and the market and - of course the Western Wall. Fourth day was the best day - PERFECT. Early in the morning we ...

Futher adventures with Fish Man and Question Boy, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Futher adventures with Fish Man and Question Boy

A travel blog entry by smof

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... to travelpod was somewhere of the West Coast of Africa. Let it be known that this is not the case and Jerusalem (infact the entire country of Israel) is located as ever in the Middle East. So onwards with our day. Breakfast today was pastry again. we ...

Holocaust Memorial Day, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Holocaust Memorial Day

A travel blog entry by sharemore

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... a school project.   My husband Moshe and I observed the day by going to Yad Vashem, the Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem.  We couldn't help thinking that Moshe could easily have been one of those victims.   His father, Natan ...

"Why Jaffa Gate, miss?" "Why not?"

A travel blog entry by hammitt

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... , and trying to decide which of these ancient cities, of which I know nothing, to visit first.  In the end, I picked Jerusalem off the unquestionable logic that the bus driver looked nicer than the one for Tel Aviv.  At 7am I was dropped outside ...

sheleg!sheleg!sheleg!sheleg!sheleg!sheleg!sheleg!, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

sheleg!sheleg!sheleg!sheleg!sheleg!sheleg!sheleg!

A travel blog entry by aarondewitt

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So, after 2 days of ulpan we got 2 snow days!  On Wednesday I woke up to a veritable blizzard.  Actually through the day it was snow/slush/hail/rain.  In any case it was tremendous, lasting precipitation. The hysteria leading up to the ...

Getting There, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Getting There

A travel blog entry by godura

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... find out. Addar Hotel Thanks to the GPS, getting to the hotel was a breeze and we got some magnificent views of Jerusalem while driving there. Anna remarked that the landscape seemed very, well, Biblical, with large, gently sloping hills with rocky sides ...

In the Promised Land, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

In the Promised Land

A travel blog entry by dhensby

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... portion. We are met by a tour company representative who drove us to our home for the next four days, the Mount Zion Hotel in Jerusalem. After checking in to the hotel, we joined Gene and Adriene on a dual purpose trip, to seek lunch and to find an ...

Walking tour of Old Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Walking tour of Old Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by dhensby

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... preserved.  We strolled through the winding alleys and by-ways of the city following the footsteps of Christ's last journey through Jerusalem, stopping at the stations of the cross along the way to the Church of the Holy Sepulchre.  At several ...

A crazy night out with a rock monster come to life, Rishon lezion, Israel travel blog

A crazy night out with a rock monster come to life

A travel blog entry by dagroove

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... on my own, all coverd in Dead sea Goo.. and the blues hit me.. I didnt wanna sleep outside that night - I cant stand the Jerusalem cold, it clutches deep into your bones, and dont wanna let go. To make a long story short I slept at my good friend's ...

O little town of Bethlehem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

O little town of Bethlehem

A travel blog entry by salmorton01

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... in Jerusalem. A curate's egg today. The visits to the Israel and Holocaust museums were very good. The model of Jerusalem in the Israel museum was most informative. It was interesting seeing all the young male and female soldiers (obviously the visit is ...

And did those feet, in ancient times, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

And did those feet, in ancient times

A travel blog entry by salmorton01

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... be gradually reduced. While some of these comments are a little sardonic, I emphasise that the overall effect of visiting Jerusalem is really wonderfully fulfilling - even as an atheist I found the experience of seeing all these places that we have read ...

A Day of Memorials, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

A Day of Memorials

A travel blog entry by jmabro

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... about and to gain some great new friends.   Although the day was about Achi, when the cheque was presented to the Jerusalem College of Engineering, see http://english.jce.ac.il/, the director of the college made a great speech about Yael and how ...

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by jstern

Jerusalem ...

Deep Thoughts, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Deep Thoughts

A travel blog entry by bigdriver222

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Just some thoughts I had last night before going to bed... To walk the old city and just get a bite leave me with anticipation. Circle the city and get a taste...See the people, the walls, the gates. Smell the odor - sweet and sour - to touch the ...

Almost ready to jump right in there...., Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Almost ready to jump right in there....

A travel blog entry by mira

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... in Haifa and settling into my new home there. I spent an amazing Shabbat (Jewish rest day) in the Jewish quarter of the Jerusalem Old City at this incredible home coverted and renovated from 3 apartments. It's my friend's aunte and uncle from the US who ...

more jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

more jerusalem

A travel blog entry by aarondewitt

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... properties outside of the walls.  the armenians were the first nation to embrace christianity and have had a prescence in jerusalem since the byzantine period. the museum was not flashy, but quite rewarding.  unfortunately i didn't think about ...

Masada and the dead sea, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Masada and the dead sea

A travel blog entry by schaffertrio

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... and with our first stop being Masada we had some time for him to give us interesting information on Jerusalem and the wars etc that let to the borders Israel has today. Some really interesting bits of information as follows: (I feel like a chappie paper) ...

Israel, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Israel

A travel blog entry by americanincairo

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I have been really lazy about putting up pictures, so here goes. I'll write an entry ...

From the Kotel to Moshav Mova Modi'in, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

From the Kotel to Moshav Mova Modi'in

A travel blog entry by tisch

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Monday, October 5, 2009, C.E. Beit Hashoeva. The Birkat Cohenim – the priestly blessing at the Kotel. We walked. The boys scootered. With the Old City closed to cars, at least for the most part, they had the roads to themselves. They may start a ...

One Day More, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

One Day More

A travel blog entry by turner72

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... through the city, great to get feet literally on the ground to see and feel the culture, but on the other hand Jerusalem was settled specifically with defensibility (read mountains) in mind, so.  Got done running and began studying for the test ...

What's all the fuss about?, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

What's all the fuss about?

A travel blog entry by mylittletrip

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... from kicking one of the little s**ts overboard. I spent the night calming down and next morning I was off to Jerusalem. I wouldn't consider myself religious, but this area of the holy land gets you thinking. Jerusalem is where it all started for ...

Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Jerusalem

A travel blog entry by shannon

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... . Tito also said something about a confusion about where Mary was from. We don't know whether she was from Nazareth or Jerusalem. I haven't looked it up yet, but apparently the confusion comes from what Matthew says about it verses what Luke says about ...

Time to leave, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

Time to leave

A travel blog entry by kcroone

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Well, it's time to go! We had breakfast and were packed & ready by 8:30. We were under the impression that the border closed at noon so we wanted to make sure that we would be able to get through in time. It was about a 15 minute walk up all the ...

The Holy Land, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

The Holy Land

A travel blog entry by bigdriver222

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... the Paris airport Israel does indeed seem like the land of milk and honey. At least my bed did last night. I arrived in Jerusalem about 1:30am Monday morning and was dropped at my hotel just inside Jaffa gate of the Old City. After unpacking and taking ...

One Last Day, Jerusalem, Israel travel blog

One Last Day

A travel blog entry by bwells

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So, today began our last day in Jerusalem. Just as we feel like we get the hang of the city - how things work and how to get around on our own - it's time to leave. Today was short, sweet, and simple. Because we got in so late last night, we decided today ...

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